Monday
October 8
2018

Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise $99M in VC

By Jake Bright

Nigerian digital payments startup Paga is gearing up for international expansion with a $10 million round led by the Global Innovation Fund.

The company is exploring the release of its payments product in Ethiopia, Mexico, and the Philippines—CEO Tayo Oviosu told TechCrunch.

Paga looks to go head to head with regional and global payment players, such as PayPal,  Alipay, and Safaricom according to Oviosu.

Photo courtesy of Shardayyy.

Source: TechCrunch (link opens in a new window)

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Finance
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digital payments, emerging markets, fintech, funding, startups